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Chinese GDP growth appears more resilient than growth in the rest of the world. Will China, and not the US, lead the global economy out of recession?
The big story this morning is not the ADP report, which was bad, but the Chinese economy. Commodities are higher as Chinese February PMI rose for a 3rd month to 49, the highest since September.
I couldn't resist seeking out the simplified Chinese characters for "crass" when news broke Tuesday about the potential for a second stimulus plan to come from this week's National People's Congress.
If Press Secretary Robert Gibbs needs proof that President Obama's spending plans are hurting the markets, then he should look at the Dow. Or the S&P 500. Or the Nasdaq...
The U.S. stimulus package may pack a big punch in the current crisis because households and businesses struggling to get credit are more likely to spend the money, a top White House adviser said Tuesday.
President Barack Obama named Kansas Governor Kathleen Sebelius to lead his ambitious health reform effort on Monday, kicking off a week focused on revamping an inefficient healthcare system whose cost he fears is hurting the U.S. economy.
Since the height of China’s property boom, Morgan Stanley’s huge real estate deals here have been the envy of the industry. Then, scandal hit.
This Australian company is probably the best play on China’s new stimulus plan, Cramer says. Even better, though, is that the White House can’t touch it.
Global stocks were down Friday as more bad news came out of the financial sector, heightening investors' fears about the health of the overall economy. As markets continue their volatile streak, experts tell CNBC where is best to put your money.
float: left;display: inline; font-size:11px; font-face:Arial; border: 1px solid #CCC; line-height:12px; margin-right: 15px; width:100px;/CNBC/Sections/News_And_Analysis/_Blogs/Guest_Blog/__COVER/fratto_t_100_2.jpg110010000truehttp://msnbcmedia.msn.comfalse1Pfalsefalse left/CNBC/Components/Images/spacer.gif1107500lefttruehttp://icnbc.msnbc.msn.comfalsePfalsefalse Tony FrattoFormer White House SpokesmanCongress has been asked to do some very painful and unpopular things in the current crisis — like approving $700 billion financial rescue package — and they'll be asked to do more. And if members of Congress are asked to do something painful, your can be sure they'll find a way to share that pain.
President Barack Obama Thursday released an outline of his budget for fiscal year 2010 that begins Oct.1.
This week I spent some time with a group of Chinese multimillionaires touring America house hunting for bargains. They signed up for the $5,000-per-person trip through the Chinese version of Realtor.com, called Soufun.com.
With one of their own in the White House, Democrats in Congress are moving to give domestic government agencies 8 percent more money, on average, to spend this year atop the whopping $787 billion in economic stimulus funds.
Investors are taking a new look at China after Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton received a glowing review following her weekend visit.
Barreling ahead on a mammoth agenda, President Barack Obama is ready to offer a detailed sketch of the first year of his presidency, casting the nation's bleeding economy as a tangle of tough, neglected problems.
float: left;display: inline; font-size:11px; font-face:Arial; border: 1px solid #CCC; line-height:12px; margin-right: 15px; width:100px;/CNBC/Sections/News_And_Analysis/_Blogs/Guest_Blog/__COVER/fratto_t_100_2.jpg110010000truehttp://msnbcmedia.msn.comfalse1Pfalsefalse left/CNBC/Components/Images/spacer.gif1107500lefttruehttp://icnbc.msnbc.msn.comfalsePfalsefalse Tony FrattoFormer White House SpokesmanSecretary Clinton's unfortunate foray into economic policy in Beijing last week only served to highlight the weakness of her approach.
Plus, Cramer responds to the AIG news and offers China plays.
Keep track of what Obama has been doing since taking office:
The joint government statement that banks are more than well capitalized and that banks that can't raise more private capital can tap government funds is helping banks but not lifting the overall market.
Despite the jumps in banks' shares in morning trade following reports the U.S. government may seek to get 40 percent in Citigroup, experts tell CNBC banks still have skeletons in their closets.